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Re: SSL/TLS client?
> Date sent: Wed, 18 Aug 1999 05:11:52 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Andy Poling <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: SSL/TLS client?
> > - SSL/TLS client functionality has been asked for repeatedly.
> > To implement it we must rewamp the entire FILE* abstraction
> > based socket buffering at the smtp program, PLUS at
> > libta/mimeheaders.c ( writeheaders() ) as well... Not so nice.
> > Yes, it is doable, but *not* easy.
> And I don't think anybody has given a good reason for all that work yet...
May I ask why? Seems, the "last mile" (MUA - provider) communications
are (normally) more safe than long-distance ones.
> at least not that I have seen.
> We had an extensive (somewhat off-topic) discussion of VPNs, linking
> familiar sites, encrypted tunnels, etc. a month or two ago after someone
> asked why SSL/TLS was not supported.
Where is it available (if anywhere)? Seems, not in this list.